There are plenty of places to see and visit around Heringen. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Heringen is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around Heringen

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    Brücke der Einheit

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Werra bridge at Wacha was for a while rather the symbol of disunity. Because it is almost directly on the former inner German border and was closed until the …

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    In contrast to many other castles in the Werra-Bergland the Tannenburg survived not only numerous feuds, but even the Thirty Years' War without major damage. Only in the late 17th …

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    The Rhäden was once one of the largest wetlands in the Hessian-Thuringian borderland and thus habitat of an extremely diverse flora and fauna. After multiple draining phases since 1859, many …

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    Burg Tannenberg

    Hiking Highlight

    There is delicious food, possibly table reservation

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    Today, the hiker will find only an information board and a refuge with benches that invite you to rest.

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    Schenklengsfeld was mentioned for the first time around the year 800. Perhaps even from this time comes the linden tree on the former market square, which, estimated at least over …

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    Burgruine Landeck

    Hiking Highlight

    The Spornburg was built in 1234 by the Abbey Hersfeld as Amtsburg. 1317 is a Hersfeld bailiff in "Landecke" announced; after that, however, the office was often pledged in the …

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    Hammundeseiche und Nadelöhr

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    In the Friedewalder Salbuch the bottleneck is first mentioned as "NolIenöhr" in 1579 and in a source from 1589 it is still described as a hollow tree. Travelers who had …

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    Burg Wendelstein

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The northeastern old town of Vacha is dominated by Wendelstein Castle. Its beginnings date back to the 12th century, as can be seen from the Romanesque keep. Originally separated from …

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    Schloß Feldeck

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The horseshoe-shaped, three-storey structure of the castle in Dietlas in the Feldatal was once a medieval moated castle.
    Already in 1376 a castle is occupied here, which was first called …

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    Öchsenberg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Oechsenberg Hut is open on Sundays and offers home-baked cakes, coffee, beer and other refreshing drinks, as well as fat bread and butcher's goat sausage. Very tasty after the climb and the magnificent view is definitely worth it!

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    Naturerlebnisweg Bebra

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The nature adventure trail Bebra-Iba invites you to discover nature with all its senses with its experience and information points. The way is about 8,8km long. Here, visitors can discover …

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    Mahnmal Grenzturm Vacha

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The German-German history must not be forgotten. Therefore, it is important for the coming generations to receive testimonies from this time. In the tower, which is also used as an …

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    Altstadt Vacha

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The listed old town of Vacha offers the visitor some attractions such as the city walls or Wendelstein Castle, which give the place a historic flair. Worth seeing are above …

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    Eichhornpfad

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    For all those who love narrow, sometimes unsafe and closely spaced trees trails. Please take a hill here. You will love it.

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    Schloss Philippsthal

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The castle Philippsthal was built between the years 1685 and 1735. It was the residence of the Landgraves of Hessen-Philippsthal.

    Today, the castle houses the town hall, which you are …

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    Geißkopf

    Hiking Highlight

    From the Geißköpfchen (667 m) on the Dietrichsberg, there is a fantastic view of the Rhön with its highest mountain, the Wasserkuppe. You can also see the skittles, several cone-shaped …

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    The castle Tannenberg, often also called Tannenburg, is a spur castle on a spur of the Herzberg, above Nentershausen in the Richelsdorfer mountains, in the northeastern part of Hesse. The …

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    Oechsenberghütte

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The hiking hut is located on the summit plateau of the Oechsenberg (594 m above sea level), which offers a wonderful panoramic view.
    Opening hours:
    Sundays and Thuringian holidays: 10 …

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    Menzengraben

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    For Stadtlengsfeld and the surrounding area potash mining was very important. The district Menzengraben was created as a result of a potash mine. In the potash plant of the Stadtlengsfelder …

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